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A man called White : the autobiography of Walter White

Author: Walter White
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 1995.
Series: Brown Thrasher books
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1948, A Man Called White is the autobiography of the famous civil rights activist Walter White during his first thirty years of service to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. White joined the NAACP in 1918 and served as its executive secretary from 1931 until his death in 1955. His recollections tell not only of his personal life, but amount to an insider's history of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Walter White; Walter White
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter White
ISBN: 0820316989 9780820316987 0820317160 9780820317168
OCLC Number: 31170609
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1948.
"Brown thrasher books."
Includes index.
Description: x, 382 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: I learn what I am --
A family in Atlanta --
A Jew is lynched --
Atlanta Negroes unite --
In which I "pass" --
I decline to be lynched --
I almost join the Klan --
Jimcrow in Europe and Harlem --
A wife, a book, and a hospital --
A Black tide flows Northward --
Guilding the lily-white vote --
The civil war in Washington --
Jimcrow on the freight car --
Death of a citizen --
Ada Sipuel and others "similarly situated" --
No content with preaching --
Handshake from a son --
Hug Black and the NAACP --
Marian Anderson and the DAR --
Fighters wanted --
no Negroes --
Mother stops climbing stairs --
Wendell Willkie and the good fight --
The fifth estate --
Turn to the left at Detroit --
No social experiments, please! --
Machine guns and tear gas in Detroit --
Harlem boils over --
"I seen them work" --
Geed enough to unload ships --
Eyes on the Negro vote --
Purity in the Pacific --
Jimcrow in the South Pacific --
Cloudy tomorrow --
Feddom house-warming --
"Read and run" --
Johnny (Black) comes marching home --
The President is helpless --
Children grow up --
No road back to Atlanta --
All shadows are dark.
Series Title: Brown Thrasher books
Other Titles: Autobiography of Walter White
Responsibility: foreword by Andrew Young.

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This work presents a mixture of anecdotes, memories, interviews and observations from a minister's son whose father performed missionary work in the deeply religious communities of the Bible Belt in  Read more...

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Foreword -- I learn what I am -- A family in Atlanta -- A Jew is lynched -- Atlanta negroes unite -- In which I “pass” -- I decline to be lynched -- I almost join the Klan -- Jim Crow in Europe and Harlem -- A wife, a book and a hospital -- A black tide flows northward -- Gilding the lily – white vote -- Villa Sweet’um -- Al Smith and the negro vote -- The man in the lily – White House -- The civil war in Washington -- Jim Crow on a freight car -- Death of a citizen -- Ada Sipuel and others “similarly situated” -- Not content with preaching -- Handshake from a son -- Hugo Black and the NAACP -- Marian Anderson and the DAR -- Fighters wanted - no negroes -- Mother stops climbing stairs -- Wendell Wilkie and the good fight -- The Fifth Estate -- Turn to the left at Detroit -- No social experiments, please! -- Machine guns and tear gas in Detroit -- Harlem boils over -- “I seen them work” -- Good enough to unload ships -- Eyes on the negro vote -- Purity in the Pacific -- Jim Crow in the South Pacific -- Cloudy tomorrow -- Freedom house-warming -- “Read and run” -- Johnny (Black) comes marching home -- The president is helpless -- Children grow up -- No road back to Atlanta -- All shadows are dark -- Index.

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A colorful, nostalgic account . . . Deep South is sharply observant and evokes a certain time with telling accuracy.--Savannah News-Press

 
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